About Sakuragi Hanamichi, a freshman of Shohoku High School who joining the basketball team because of the girl he have a crush on, Haruko. Although he is newbie in this sport. He is no ordinary basketball player.
An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them.
Musashi Miyamoto is challenged to a duel by a confident swordsman Sasaki Kojiro. He agrees to fight him in a year's time.